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Senior Buyer

Location: Multimatic Motorsports USA, Mooresville, North Carolina, United States

Posted: January 12th, 2023

POSITION SUMMARY:

Sourcing, negotiating and procurement of goods and services to support MSVO motorsport constructor activities to ensure that project requirements are met taking into account, price, quality, and delivery.  These activities will be undertaken in conjunction with the development and maintenance of project Bills-of-Materials, including the implementation of engineering change management. Good knowledge of the US motorsport component supplier landscape is essential for this role.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Purchase goods, materials, components, or services in line with specified cost, quality, and delivery targets to support Multimatic Motorsport Constructor projects
  2. Prepare and raise purchase orders and order schedules to support the customer demand of the parts business
  3. Create and maintain Bills-of-Materials deriving from the engineering BOM, particularly in relation to the execution of the purchasing requirements
  4. Act as an interface between suppliers and other relevant engineering and program departments
  5. Provide analysis on costs, new and existing, and review cost reduction activities
  6. Identify and evaluate supply chain risk whilst developing robust risk mitigation strategies where necessary.
  7. Prepare reports and updates as and when required
  8. Negotiate contracts, improve prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make project savings utilizing negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods
  9. Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and keep up good communications
  10. Ensure that a professional and consistent approach is taken in relation to all supplier relationships
  11. Ensure compliance to company guidelines, purchasing policies and procedures during supplier negotiations and contracts award process.
  12. Conduct research for new components and suppliers and prepare supplier nominations, taking into consideration the commercial constraints relating to the relevant project.
  13. Assess and evaluate suppliers and contribute to performance reviews to ensure contract compliance
  14. Contact suppliers to resolve price, quality, delivery or invoice issues
  15. Maintain a working knowledge of safety policies and regulations to ensure duties of self and others are performed in a safe manner.
  16. Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Minimum 3 years working in a procurement environment within the motorsport sector
  2. Good knowledge of the constituent components of race cars and the associated manufacturing technologies of such components.
  3. Minimum college education required.
  4. Good knowledge of purchasing, negotiation, commercial understanding and cost breakdown
  5. Computer literate, with advanced Excel skills/abilities

Closing date for applications is February 12th 2023

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.